Reference numberNLB/45/302
Alternative reference numberNLB/45 p180
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to the Controller, Post Office London Telephone Service, Carter Lane, EC
Date8 February 1912
Description'I am obliged by your letter of the 1st instant and still fail to understand from the terms of your letter how our telephone service stands outside the category of those admitted to the unlimited service. The telephone here is used exclusively in connection with the business or private affairs of the Royal Society and its Officers. However, I am provisionally, without prejudice to the general question, drawing a cheque for the current year's subscription at the old rate.
With regard to the paragraph n your letter stating that the Department is not now rendering monthly accounts, I would point out that your letter enclosed a monthly account made up to the 22nd December for the sum of 12/-. It is these small demands that render the existing sustem of service so inconvenient to this office.'
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